Borås is a small city in southern Sweden, located in the province of Västergötland. The city is the seat of Borås Municipality. Borås is the home of the textile company H&M. The city has a population of approximately 101,000 inhabitants. Borås is located on the shores of Lake Vanern, the largest lake in Sweden. The city is located some distance from Gothenburg, the largest city in western Sweden. Borås is a city with a rich textile tradition. The city was the home of the textile company H&M, which was founded in 1947. The company is now the largest retailer of clothing in the world. The city is also the home of the Borås Botanical Garden, which is the largest botanical garden in Sweden. The garden was founded in 1884 and has more than 16,000 different species of plants.